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  • Kids playing with OnStar button, calls police

    Yesterday | via Evening Sun 

    Police log: Kids playing with OnStar button in car, dispatches police Also in today's log, warrant arrest, vehicle crashes and criminal mischief. Check out this story on eveningsun.com: https://evesun.co/2DaaV7i Staffers at The Evening Sun recap bizarre things heard over the scanner or found in police logs during the past few weeks.

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  • Husband yanked 8-foot-leash tied around the neck of ...

    Wednesday | via The Miami Herald 

    Walter William Wolford was arrested Saturday at the York Fair in Pennsylvania after police say he yanked an 8-foot leash tied around the neck of his wife, who has dementia, and caused her injuries. Walter William Wolford was arrested Saturday at the York Fair in Pennsylvania after police say he yanked an 8-foot leash tied around the neck of his wife, who has dementia, and caused her injuries.

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  • Maryland Governor Nominee Reverses Stance on Reporte...

    Wednesday | via WBOC-TV Salisbury 

    A gubernatorial candidate in Maryland who vetoed a reporter from being a panelist at his sole debate with Gov. Larry Hogan has reversed his stance, blaming Hogan's campaign. News outlets report a Tuesday statement by Democratic nominee Ben Jealous' campaign says debate negotiations with Hogan's campaign led Tamela Baker of The Hagerstown Herald-Mail to be excluded.

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  • Man arrested for a yankinga dog leash he used to con...

    Wednesday | via WGN-TV Chicago 

    A 66-year-old man who told police he used a dog leash at a Pennsylvania fair to keep track of his wife, who has dementia, was arrested after he allegedly yanked hard enough to leave red marks around her throat, according to WPMT. Walter William Wolford, of Hagerstown, Maryland, was arrested Saturday and charged with one count of assault after a witness at the York Fair saw the alleged abuse and contacted police.

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  • Maryland man arrested at Pennsylvania Fair for alleg...

    Wednesday | via WTKR-TV Norfolk 

    Police have charged a 66-year-old Hagerstown, Maryland man with one count of assault after they say he yanked a leash he had around his wife's neck as they walked around the York Fair, causing red marks around her throat. The witness said she observed Wolford and his wife at the Fair.

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  • Man Arrested For 'Yanking' Dog Leash He Used To Cont...

    Wednesday | via 5NEWSonline.com 

    A 66-year-old man who told police he used a dog leash at a Pennsylvania fair to keep track of his wife, who has dementia, was arrested after he allegedly yanked hard enough to leave red marks around her throat, according to WPMT. Walter William Wolford, of Hagerstown, Maryland, was arrested Saturday and charged with one count of assault after a witness at the York Fair saw the alleged abuse and contacted police.

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  • Man yanks wife's leash at York Fair, cops say

    Monday Sep 17 | via Chambersburg Public Opinion 

    Walter William Wolford Sr., 66, of Hagerstown, said he put the leash on his wife because she has dementia and wanders from him. Husband yanks leash -- attached to wife's neck -- at York Fair, police say Walter William Wolford Sr., 66, of Hagerstown, said he put the leash on his wife because she has dementia and wanders from him.

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  • Man yanks wifea s leash at York Fair, cops say

    Monday Sep 17 | via The York Daily Record 

    Walter William Wolford Sr., 66, of Hagerstown, said he put the leash on his wife because she has dementia and wanders from him. Husband yanks leash -- attached to wife's neck -- at York Fair, police say Walter William Wolford Sr., 66, of Hagerstown, said he put the leash on his wife because she has dementia and wanders from him.

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  • Maryland man arrested at York Fair for allegedly cho...

    Monday Sep 17 | via WPMT-TV York 

    Police have charged a 66-year-old Hagerstown, Maryland man with one count of assault after they say he yanked a leash he had around his wife's neck as they walked around the York Fair, causing red marks around her throat. The witness said she observed Wolford and his wife at the Fair.

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  • Police: Maryland sergeant charged in drug theft kill...

    Aug 10, 2018 | via Daily Record 

    Authorities in Maryland say a Hagerstown police sergeant set to appear in court next week on charges of drug theft has killed himself. Complete access to news articles on this website is available to Daily Record subscribers who are logged in.

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  • No bail for man who is 'danger to society'

    Aug 9, 2018 | via Evening Sun 

    A registered sex offender is being held without bail after allegedly kissing a girl under the age of 13 at the Codorus State Park pool in June. Sex offender denied bail, called 'a danger to society' after alleged assault at Codorus A registered sex offender is being held without bail after allegedly kissing a girl under the age of 13 at the Codorus State Park pool in June.

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  • Baltimore shooting suspect killed in Queens, N.Y., b...

    Jul 31, 2018 | via The Baltimore Sun 

    A 26-year-old man wanted in a nonfatal shooting in South Baltimore earlier this month was killed Monday in an attempted burglary in Queens, N.Y., Baltimore Police said Tuesday. Baltimore Police issued an arrest warrant for Shamel Shavuo, of the 700 block of George St. in Hagerstown, for the shooting of a 44-year-old man in the 2600 block of Patapsco Ave. in the Lakeland neighborhood July 20. Police said at the time that a person of interest had been identified in the shooting, but the department did not name Shavuo.

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